Posts Tagged growing up


Okie Pride Awhile in Coming

It’s always been cool to be “Sooner born and Sooner bred”, at least on a football field. (Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Selmon). But as for being from Oklahoma, well, that was a different story. I left Oklahoma when I was 20. And except for occasional short visits, I stayed gone — Texas, Washington, D.C., […]

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Boo-hoo Baby Boo (e.g. How to Make Eddie’s Annoying Little Sister Cry)

Boo-hooBaby Boogot stuckin the gooand turnedblue. My neighbor Eddie and I must have said that rhyme 10 million times while walking round and round the huge tractor tire in his backyard. The tire was filled with sand and “officially” his baby sister, Connie’s, sandbox. But we owned it. We walked in endless circles, spitting, and […]

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